Culture, Heritage and Diversity


EU/CoE support to the promotion of cultural diversity in Kosovo*: Natural Heritage Days in Kosovo West


In the framework of the PCDK and in partnership with the local NGO 7, the Council of Europe organised the Natural Heritage Days.


This event, which took place in the beautiful countryside of Gjakovė/Djakovica, Pejė/Pec, Istog/Istok and Decan/Decane over the weekends of 2-3 and 9-10 June 2012 highlighted the natural and intangible heritage in Kosovo West.


Over the two weekends, more than 400 visitors were able to take part in activities such as mountain hiking, introduction to and collection of a variety of aromatic herbs, presentation of local crafts and tasting of local specialities as well as herbal teas.




* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence